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Loma Vista Nursery Accepting Internship Applications

The green industry is thriving at an unexpected rate – creating a demand for new graduates with horticultural experience. Loma Vista Nursery is ahead of the trend with an out-of-the-box internship curriculum that continues to... more »

PanAmerican Seed Announces New Pricing Structure

The dramatic rise in domestic and global business costs over the past decade have led to a decision by PanAmerican Seed to make changes to its pricing structure and price lists. To keep pace with... more »

Monrovia Appoints Pedersen as CEO

Monrovia Nursery Company has appointed Jonathan Pedersen as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2021. Pedersen succeeds Miles Rosedale, who stepped down at the end of 2020 to focus on his role as... more »

Bailey Announces Staff Promotions and Additions

Bailey has announced the promotion of Shane Brockshus and Alec Charais to the newly created positions of chief operations officer and chief marketing & product development officer, respectively. Marc McCormack will continue leading company-wide sales... more »

UConn to Offer Greenhouse Webinar Series

The University of Connecticut Greenhouse Research & Extension team is organizing two webinar series for greenhouse growers that will take place in January and February. Vegetable Seedling & Transplant Production in Greenhouses will take place... more »

Longwood Gardens’ Holiday Display Recognized by USA Today

Longwood Gardens was recently named the winner of the Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights contest by USA Today. With more than 500,000 outdoor lights and fountains that dance to holiday classics, Longwood won the contest sponsored... more »

Central Garden & Pet Acquires Hopewell Nursery

On Dec. 17, Central Garden & Pet  announced it had entered into an agreement to acquire Hopewell Nursery, a leading live goods grower serving retail nurseries, landscape contractors, wholesalers and garden centers across the Northeast.... more »

Westerlay Orchids Hires New COO

Carpinteria-based Westerlay Orchids is continuing its rapid expansion, preparing for an even more successful 2021 with the hiring of chief operations officer Scott Zoch. The Westerlay name has become synonymous with reliability, sustainability, and trend focus. Under... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol